June 14, 2006

Hans Philipp follows brother to Arizona

On Saturday at Arizona's Big Man Camp, it was basically the Kris O'Dowd show. The 6-foot-5, 315-pound offensive lineman was dominating in drills and one-on-ones and it didn't look like there was a defensive lineman that could stop him.

That was until Hans Philipp, a 6-foot-1, 282-pound defensive tackle from Arroyo Valley High School in San Bernardino, California stepped up. Philipp surprised everyone by beating O'Dowd twice.

Philipp opened everyone's eyes, including the Arizona coaching staff. In fact, he was so impressive on Saturday, he had a written offer in the mail on Monday.

"I beat everybody I went against," said Philipp.

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